Pulled pork and smoked bacon sandwiches

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Made in the slow cooker these pulled pork sandwiches are something special. I cooked the meat in the slow cooker, together with smoked bacon and loads of spices and sauces. I choose to serve only with purple cabbage and carrots coleslaw so the real taste of the meat and juices is the star of the dish.

INGREDIENTS (serve about 6-7 sandwiches)

For the pulled pork

  • 450 g lean pork
  • 200 g smoked bacon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp mustard powder
  • 2 tbsp English mustard
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 bay leaves

    For the coleslaw

  • 1  small purple cabbage
  • 1 carrot
  • 3-4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3-4 tbsp vinegar
  • salt to taste

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PREPARATION

  1. Cut the bacon into small bits
  2. Mix everything for the pulled pork and coat the meat well with the spices and sauces.
  3. Cook in slaw cooker for 4 hours on high. Use fork to shred the meat. Remove the cinnamon stick and bay leaves
  4. For the salad shred carrots and cabbage and season
  5. Serve the sandwiches by cutting buns, top with the pork and add coleslaw
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